ARCADIA (CBS) — Authorities Saturday sought the public’s help in finding an 85-year-old woman who was last seen Friday afternoon at her Arcadia apartment.

Arcadia police said Emilia Alvarez has a heart condition and a failing memory. She was last seen about 12:30 p.m. Friday at her apartment in the 700 block of Fairview Avenue.

She is described as a 5-foot Latino woman weighing 140 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a purple vest, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information on Alvarez’s whereabouts is asked to call the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5150.

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